FY2013 Accomplishments of the
Chief Financial Officer's Operations

  • Processed 5,788 contracts
  • Streamlined library contract process by entering into master agreements with multiple library vendors, thereby eliminating contract negotiations for each subscription.
  • Oversight of the majority of the assets invested for the benefit of the University of Tennessee, totaling more than $1 billion.
  • Serves as the first point of contact with the investment managers employed to manage endowed assets.
  • Delivered unprecedented access to employee’s data thru employee “self-services”
    Developed additional electronic forms in our goal to become paperless
  • Prepared consolidated annual financial statements
  • Provided accounting services for areas such as debt services, acquisitions of property, plant and equipment as well as grants and contracts
  • Provided support and development for the University's SAP financial and human resource information system
  • Provided subject matter experts for areas such as taxation, federal grant and contract accounting, governmental accounting standard and other compliance areas.
  • As of August 2013, the Office of Capital Projects through its Division of Facilities Planning is administering approx. 200 capital construction projects totaling in excess of $1.7 billion.
  • The Office of Capital Projects through its Division of Real Property and Space Administration administers approx. 29 million square feet, #1,100 buildings and 22,000 acres.
  • Issued 107,892 checks totaling $670,082,986.92
    Processed 23,048 travel reimbursements totalling $18,731,388.86


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Ron Maples
Interim Treasurer
Chief Financial Officer

301 Andy Holt Tower

Knoxville, TN 37996
Phone: 865-974-2302

Fax: 865-974-2701